July 20th is the Houston-wide celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. While there are tons of things happening in Houston to celebrate the monumental event, surrounding cities are also getting involved. Check out some of the events happening outside of Houston in honor of man’s first walk on the moon!


Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Heritage Place Park
500 Collins Street, Conroe
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Free admission

Join the Conroe community in celebrating space with a space themed costume contest, treats and a movie in the park! Bring your lawn chairs and claim your seat before the movie begins at 8:15 p.m.

The Woodlands

The Woodlands Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Waterway Square Place
31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands
8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Free admission

Games, giveaways and an outdoor showing of Capture the Flag makes this event one you won’t want to miss! Bring a picnic from home or grab a bite to-go at one of the area restaurants.


Apollo 11th 50th Anniversary Celebration in Tomball
Saturday, July 20

1907 Depot Museum
201 South Elm Street, Tomball
Free admission

Check out the special exhibit at the 1907 Depot Museum which showcases the historic mission in video, photos, a miniature diorama and more. Accompanying the display is a second exhibit honoring the NASA Railroad and its many years supporting America's space program at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Deer Park

Deer Park Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Dow Park
610 E. San Augustine, Deer Park
Beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Free admission

Enjoy a movie in the park featuring documentary footage from the Apollo 11 mission and more! You won’t need a telescope to see what’s going on, but you will need a lawn chair of blanket to fully enjoy the view.


Moon Movie in the Park
Saturday, July 20

Town Square
213 W. Texas Avenue, Baytown
Starting at 6:30 p.m.
Free admission

Space themed activities begin at 6:30 with tons of family friendly fun you won’t want to miss including a kid’s space themed costume contest. Then, find a seat for a special playing of Planet 51 and short messages from outer space!


Brazosport Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

The Center for the Arts & Sciences
400 College Blvd, Clute
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Free admission

Kid’s crafts, space science exhibits and an art gallery full of creations inspired by the moon await you at The Center for the Arts & Sciences. Drop into the planetarium for a NASA Cinespace Movie Shorts Festival sure to wow you before venturing out into the parking lot for moon viewing through telescopes on site.

Galveston Island

Galveston Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Saengerfest Park
2302 Strand Street, Galveston
Beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Free admission

Enjoy a viewing of First Man from your chair, blanket or pillow in the midst of downtown Galveston’s Strand district. This night of space celebration will also include a short message from the International Space Station!


Alvin Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Briscoe Park
3625 Briscoe Drive, Alvin
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free admission

Calling all space cadets… activities, costume contests, food trucks and more await you in Alvin! Come have a blast before settling in for a movie in the park.

Bay Area Houston

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration at Kemah Boardwalk
Friday, July 19
Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave, Kemah
5:00 - 11:00 p.m. 

The Houston Rockets dancers and Clutch join the party along the Kemah Boardwalk where the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing will be celebrated with food, fun, live music and a firework display to close out the party. 

Movie in the Park in Seabrook
Saturday, July 20

Meador Park
2400 Hammer Street, Seabrook
7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Free admission

Enjoy a zero-gravity night in Seabrook with a kid’s bouncy castle and a special screening of Apollo 13. Bring your lawn chair and a hankering for popcorn to prepare for a good time!

Apollo 11 Movie in the Park
Sunday, July 21
Howard L. Ward Park
Martinique Drive, Nassau Bay
8:00 - 10:30 p.m. 
Free admission

As a two-part celebration with the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake, Nassau Bay will host a special Movie in the Park screening of the Apollo 11 documentary. This is one flick you don't want to miss!

Sugar Land

It’s double the fun in Sugar Land with two moon-themed activities to choose from (and a chance to win a giveaway courtesy of the Houston Rockets).

Sugar Land Community Moon Landing Celebration
Saturday, July 20

Oyster Creek Park
4033 Hwy 6, Sugar Land
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Celebration at Sugar Land Town Square
Saturday, July 20

Sugar Land Town Square
2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land
7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Free admission

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